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Toronto’s Finest Keystone Kops

OK, so I wasn’t glued to the TV all weekend to see the G20 demonstrators.  I saw enough on the news each night.  I have only one question – where were these cops when the hooligans were breaking windows and burning cruisers?  I didn’t see any cops anywhere.  What, they all huddled somewhere safe?

I’m so disappointed.  I don’t want to hear any excuses about the “Black Bloc” and how they overwhelmed the cops.  Come on.  What do they teach you in Police School?  How to look swell in uniform?  You had all the right gear.  Why didn’t you shoot a few of those creeps?  What’s with using kid gloves on hooligans and bullying spectators?  You should be ashamed Bill Blair.  I think the police force should pay for damages done.  You were totally inept.

June 28th, 2010 Posted by | Crime and Punishment | no comments

One Modest Belch, Endless Green Moralizing

Ancient mankind saw volcanic eruptions as punishment from the gods. Now we know better – no thanks to the media and European leaders

Globe and Mail Update Published on Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 5:00AM EDT Last updated on
Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 5:09AM EDT

Hundreds of years ago, before the 19th-century birth of the science of volcanology, mankind saw volcanic eruptions as warnings or punishments from the gods. The gods were literally blowing their tops, spewing forth fire and rocks and ash to express disgust or disappointment with mortals’ habit of messing things up. Read more…

April 23rd, 2010 Posted by | Environment | no comments